The Kansas City Chiefs have been awarded an additional selection in the upcoming 2019 NFL Draft, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
And in other news...— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 22, 2019
NFL awarded compensatory draft picks today - Patriots and Rams each received two third-round picks. The full list, per sources: pic.twitter.com/NDYBU01WKA
As Schefter notes, the big winners are the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams, who were each awarded two third-round picks. The Chiefs’ additional pick comes from losing nose tackle Bennie Logan to the Tennessee Titans in last year’s free agency period.
The Chiefs traded their 2019 fourth-round pick for linebacker Reggie Ragland. The Chiefs now hold eight picks in the draft.
The breakdown, as provided by the NFL
Chiefs draft picks
- 1st round
- 2nd round
- 2nd round (Marcus Peters trade)
- 3rd round
- 5th round
- 6th round
- 6th round (compensatory)
- 7th round (Chiefs have right to swap picks with San Francisco 49ers in the round)